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Awards Program

Each year, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School and its Alumnae Association honor alumnae and other members of our community for exceptional leadership and service at Gwynedd’s annual Reunion celebration. This year's awards will be presented at the Reunion 2021 on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

Can't make it to reunion? Watch a livestream of the Mass and Alumnae Awards Ceremony on YouTube.

2021 Alumnae Awards Recipients

Trocaire Leadership Awards

Business/Entrepreneur: Julie Eble, Ph.D. ’71

Philanthropy/Nonprofit: Kate Daniels Imbesi, Esq. ’92

Education: Karalyn McGrorty Derstine, Ed.D. ’01

Government/Legal: Mary Ott ’75

Arts: Allison Zaucha ’10

Healthcare: Clare Cherney, M.D. ’75 and Sheila Nolan, M.D. ’90

Religion/Vocation/Volunteer: Sr. Virginia Hasson, R.S.M. (posthumous)

Margaret Beirn Barger ’35 Distinguished Alumna Award: Service to the School 

Michele Corkery Hanes ’72 and Marita Sommar Osborne ’66

Athletic Hall of Fame Award

Emma Keenan ’13

Maria Lutz McHugh ’46 Award for Outstanding Commitment to Gwynedd Mercy Athletics 

Coach Larry Wilson

Awards

Nomination Process

Alumnae Awards Nomination Form

Previous Award Recipients